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A drug that acts as a vasodilator.
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Oxyfedrine is a vasodilator. Oxyfedrine was found to depress the tonicity of coronary vessels, improve myocardial metabolism and also exert a positive chronotropic and inotrophic effects, thereby not precipitating Angina pectoris. The latter property is particularly important, because other vasodilators used in angina may be counter productive causing coronary steal phenomenon.
Synergestic effects with antibiotics have been suggested.
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A drug used in the treatment of angina pectoris, heart failure, conduction defects, and myocardial infarction. It is a partial agonist at beta adrenergic receptors and acts as a coronary vasodilator and cardiotonic agent.
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